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  • Rob Samuels (Makers Mark): Becoming Involved in the Family Business

    Rob Samuels (Makers Mark): Becoming Involved in the Family Business

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, discusses his first time at the distillery, his early career outside of Kentucky, and how he came to join the Maker’s Mark team. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27844. Share

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  • Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Continuing the Family Heritage

    Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Continuing the Family Heritage

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, discusses his role as the bearer of a family heritage, one which he plans not to change as the company grows. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27844. Share

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  • Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): His Grandparents

    Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): His Grandparents

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, discusses the legacy of his grandfather Bill Samuels, Sr., and his grandmother Marge Samuels. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27844. Share

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  • Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): The Mark of a Master Craftsman

    Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): The Mark of a Master Craftsman

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, explains the origin of the brand name and the of the mark blown into every glass and printed on each label. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27844. Share

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  • Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Family and Hospitality

    Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Family and Hospitality

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, discusses family hospitality and connecting with customers. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27844. Share

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  • Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Teamwork and Leadership

    Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Teamwork and Leadership

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, discusses teamwork at the distillery and how he shares his father’s vision even if his methods are different. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27844. Share

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  • Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Changing the Industry Dynamic

    Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Changing the Industry Dynamic

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, discusses how his grandfather revolutionized the bourbon industry and pioneered premium bourbon. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27844. Share

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  • Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Vision

    Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Vision

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, describes the distillery campus and his vision of preserving the culture of Maker’s Mark started by his grandfather, even as the company expands in the future. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27844. Share

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